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Bill Parcells

Duane Charles Parcells

Born: August 22, 1941 in Englewood, NJ
College: Colgate   (school history)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 2013

Coaching Results

Challenges
Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Num Won Notes
1983 42 New York Giants NFL 16 3 12 1 .200 5
1984 43 New York Giants NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 2 1 1 .500 2
1985 44 New York Giants NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 2 1 1 .500 2
1986 45 New York Giants NFL 16 14 2 0 .875 3 3 0 1.000 1 Super Bowl Champions
1987 46 New York Giants NFL 15 6 9 0 .400 5
1988 47 New York Giants NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 2
1989 48 New York Giants NFL 16 12 4 0 .750 1 0 1 .000 1
1990 49 New York Giants NFL 16 13 3 0 .813 3 3 0 1.000 1 Super Bowl Champions
1993 52 New England Patriots NFL 16 5 11 0 .313 4
1994 53 New England Patriots NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 1 0 1 .000 2
1995 54 New England Patriots NFL 16 6 10 0 .375 4
1996 55 New England Patriots NFL 16 11 5 0 .688 3 2 1 .667 1 AFC Champions
1997 56 New York Jets NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 3
1998 57 New York Jets NFL 16 12 4 0 .750 2 1 1 .500 1
1999 58 New York Jets NFL 16 8 8 0 .500 4 5 2
2003 62 Dallas Cowboys NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 1 0 1 .000 2 6 3
2004 63 Dallas Cowboys NFL 16 6 10 0 .375 3 5 0
2005 64 Dallas Cowboys NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 3 6 3
2006 65 Dallas Cowboys NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 1 0 1 .000 2 9 6
19 yrs 303 172 130 1 .570 19 11 8 .579 2.5 31 14
8 yrs NYG 127 77 49 1 .611 11 8 3 .727 2.4
4 yrs DAL 64 34 30 0 .531 2 0 2 .000 2.5 26 12
4 yrs NWE 64 32 32 0 .500 4 2 2 .500 2.8
3 yrs NYJ 48 29 19 0 .604 2 1 1 .500 2.7 5 2

Games over .500: 42
Super Bowl Wins: 2
Overall Championships: 2
Conference Championships: 3
Division Championships: 5

Team's Ranks

Team Ranks in various categories, Lower ALWAYS indicates better performance.
Overall Offense Rushing Off Passing Off Defense Rushing Def Passing Def
Year Tm Tms WL% T/G Pts± Yds± Yds Pts GvA Att Yds TD Y/A FL Att Yds TD Int NY/A Yds Pts TkA Att Yds TD Y/A FR Att Yds TD Int nY/A
1979 NYG 28 21 15 25 28 28 27 17 21 22 24 23 16 23 27 23 12 27 19 14 14 26 22 8 13 12 13 17 20 15 16
1981 NYG 28 10 16 13 22 28 22 7 20 25 21 26 7 12 24 23 9 27 3 3 21 24 10 2 1 14 23 7 4 21 2
1982 NYG 28 15 16 11 14 16 17 8 24 24 14 26 14 9 8 16 3 13 7 8 23 22 20 9 10 25 2 6 8 14 11
1983 NYG 28 26 27 23 8 15 25 28 16 22 25 25 27 3 8 27 26 18 5 16 17 12 5 3 1 26 12 16 21 12 15
1984 NYG 28 9 5 15 14 13 19 2 13 22 19 27 2 9 5 10 10 9 11 8 14 10 9 2 11 10 20 16 12 16 15
1985 NYG 28 8 14 4 2 5 6 15 2 4 2 11 14 20 10 11 8 7 2 5 14 2 2 3 3 23 21 4 12 6 1
1986 NYG 28 1 6 2 5 10 8 9 5 6 7 11 2 22 17 9 17 12 2 2 4 1 1 4 6 2 26 19 3 7 4
1987 NYG 28 19 23 18 12 18 22 24 22 24 28 27 23 13 10 6 21 16 7 13 15 20 13 14 6 16 25 10 5 12 4
1988 NYG 28 5 7 9 16 20 8 3 14 23 12 27 10 11 14 8 2 20 11 9 16 9 10 3 10 5 26 18 20 23 5
1989 NYG 28 2 9 4 11 20 12 5 2 15 6 26 10 25 20 18 6 11 5 2 11 5 4 7 5 13 8 7 6 8 11
1990 NYG 28 2 2 2 6 17 15 1 2 8 7 24 2 27 22 17 1 7 2 1 8 5 4 6 7 20 17 6 2 4 3
1993 NWE 28 23 24 22 11 12 22 18 4 13 19 22 4 5 12 17 24 18 13 11 24 24 22 10 17 25 6 4 18 19 9
1994 NWE 28 6 11 9 7 4 8 25 11 27 11 28 11 1 1 4 27 8 18 12 1 8 19 11 26 3 16 16 14 4 12
1995 NWE 30 24 25 25 19 12 23 24 12 10 8 14 29 1 15 27 13 28 28 25 18 16 22 11 23 13 14 25 27 22 26
1996 NWE 30 5 7 5 12 7 2 10 22 26 7 25 11 2 3 4 8 14 19 14 10 11 6 20 3 20 29 28 6 4 19
1997 NYJ 30 10 12 9 26 22 12 7 20 25 20 28 15 8 16 14 3 23 24 6 22 19 21 4 18 28 26 19 18 8 18
1998 NYJ 30 4 10 5 5 4 5 8 5 13 12 21 13 14 4 3 5 6 7 2 13 7 14 11 21 19 22 9 2 4 2
1999 NYJ 31 12 3 17 27 25 19 2 8 11 27 12 1 29 28 11 11 23 21 9 8 15 17 25 20 18 23 24 3 6 24
2003 DAL 32 8 22 15 2 15 21 17 4 12 20 24 6 20 17 20 26 18 1 2 20 6 3 3 4 13 8 1 9 25 4
2004 DAL 32 21 28 29 16 14 25 27 14 20 13 22 25 17 15 20 31 17 16 27 25 10 10 20 17 25 13 21 29 24 26
2005 DAL 32 14 19 15 13 13 15 24 5 13 14 26 21 18 15 9 22 14 10 12 21 9 15 17 24 17 12 11 9 19 16
2006 DAL 32 9 15 7 9 5 4 20 12 13 3 15 6 20 5 5 26 4 13 20 8 9 10 11 8 10 14 24 27 10 23
19 yrs %tile 66 56 62 64 58 55 56 69 48 57 29 62 56 61 60 52 55 65 69 56 68 66 71 63 49 43 54 60 62 62
8 yrs NYG 71 62 69 71 51 52 65 70 48 56 24 63 46 56 56 63 59 83 79 59 75 82 85 82 52 34 61 67 64 78
4 yrs DAL 63 38 52 72 66 52 34 76 58 64 35 58 45 63 61 21 62 72 55 45 77 73 63 62 52 66 59 45 42 49
4 yrs NWE 53 46 51 62 73 56 37 62 38 64 26 57 96 77 59 40 45 37 50 58 52 44 59 43 51 48 41 47 61 47
3 yrs NYJ 75 76 69 40 48 64 84 67 49 39 36 71 48 51 73 83 46 46 85 56 58 46 60 38 32 25 46 78 84 55

Full Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1964 23 College Hastings College Linebackers
1965 24 College Wichita State Linebackers
1966 25 College Army Linebackers
1967 26 College Army Linebackers
1968 27 College Army Defensive Coordinator
1969 28 College Army Defensive Coordinator
1970 29 College Florida State Linebackers
1971 30 College Florida State Linebackers
1972 31 College Florida State Linebackers
1973 32 College Vanderbilt Linebackers
1974 33 College Vanderbilt Linebackers
1975 34 College Texas Tech Linebackers
1976 35 College Texas Tech Linebackers
1977 36 College Texas Tech Linebackers
1978 37 College Air Force Academy Head Coach
1979 38 NFL New York Giants Defensive Coordinator
1980 39 NFL New England Patriots Linebackers
1981 40 NFL New York Giants Defensive Coordinator
1982 41 NFL New York Giants Defensive Coordinator
1983 42 NFL New York Giants Head Coach
1984 43 NFL New York Giants Head Coach
1985 44 NFL New York Giants Head Coach
1986 45 NFL New York Giants Head Coach
1987 46 NFL New York Giants Head Coach
1988 47 NFL New York Giants Head Coach
1989 48 NFL New York Giants Head Coach
1990 49 NFL New York Giants Head Coach
1993 52 NFL New England Patriots Head Coach
1994 53 NFL New England Patriots Head Coach
1995 54 NFL New England Patriots Head Coach
1996 55 NFL New England Patriots Head Coach
1997 56 NFL New York Jets Head Coach
1998 57 NFL New York Jets Head Coach
1999 58 NFL New York Jets Head Coach
2003 62 NFL Dallas Cowboys Head Coach
2004 63 NFL Dallas Cowboys Head Coach
2005 64 NFL Dallas Cowboys Head Coach
2006 65 NFL Dallas Cowboys Head Coach

Challenges

Date Down ToGo Location Detail
1999-09-12 4 5 4-5 NWE 14 U Tom Tupa right end for 4 yards (tackle by Chad Eaton and Larry Whigham).
NYJ challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
1999-10-17 1 10 1-10 CLT 49 U Peyton Manning pass complete middle to Ken Dilger for 26 yards. Ken Dilger fumbles, recovered by Ken Dilger at NYJ-25.
NYJ challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
1999-11-07 1 10 1-10 CRD 19 O Rick Mirer pass incomplete intended for Dedric Ward is intercepted by Tommy Bennett at ARI-2.
NYJ challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Rick Mirer pass incomplete intended for Dedric Ward
1999-11-21 1 10 1-10 NYJ 35 O Ray Lucas pass incomplete right intended for Keyshawn Johnson (defended by Ken Irvin).
NYJ challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Ray Lucas pass complete right to Keyshawn Johnson for 6 yards
1999-12-27 4 10 4-10 MIA 30 U Tom Hutton punts 41 yards, returned by Dedric Ward for 9 yards (tackle by O.J. Brigance). Dedric Ward fumbles (forced by O.J. Brigance), recovered by Larry Izzo at NYJ-39.
NYJ challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
1999Challenges: 5 Overturned: 2 Upheld: 3
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2003-09-28 3 6 3-6 NYJ 47 O Vinny Testaverde pass complete to Wayne Chrebet for 7 yards (tackle by Pete Hunter).
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Vinny Testaverde pass incomplete intended for Wayne Chrebet
2003-10-12 3 11 3-11 PHI 45 O Quincy Carter pass incomplete is intercepted by Clinton Hart at DAL-0.
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Quincy Carter pass incomplete intended for Terry Glenn
2003-11-02 1 10 1-10 DAL 36 U Troy Hambrick left end for 12 yards (tackle by Matt Bowen). Troy Hambrick fumbles (forced by Matt Bowen), recovered by LaVar Arrington at WAS-48 (tackle by Joey Galloway).
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2003-11-02 1 10 1-10 WAS 33 O Quincy Carter pass incomplete intended for Dan Campbell is intercepted by LaVar Arrington at WAS-22 and returned for 8 yards.
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Quincy Carter pass incomplete intended for Daniel Campbell (defended by LaVar Arrington)
2003-12-21 3 14 3-14 DAL 33 U Quincy Carter pass complete to Richie Anderson for 12 yards (tackle by Omar Stoutmire).
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2004-01-03 2 10 2-10 CAR 20 U Richie Anderson up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Will Witherspoon). Richie Anderson fumbles (forced by Will Witherspoon), recovered by Mike Minter at CAR-11 (tackle by Antonio Bryant).
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2003Challenges: 6 Overturned: 3 Upheld: 3
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2004-09-19 1 10 1-10 CLE 43 U Julius Jones left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Ebenezer Ekuban). Julius Jones fumbles (forced by Ebenezer Ekuban), recovered by Ebenezer Ekuban at CLE-40 and returned for 5 yards.
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2004-09-27 3 2 3-2 WAS 42 U Mark Brunell pass complete to Laveranues Coles for 10 yards.
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2004-09-27 3 4 3-4 DAL 20 U Mark Brunell pass complete to Laveranues Coles for 4 yards (tackle by Terence Newman).
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2004-10-17 1 10 1-10 DAL 20 U Vinny Testaverde pass incomplete intended for Terry Glenn.
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2004-11-07 3 5 3-5 DAL 41 U Vinny Testaverde sacked by Robert Geathers for -5 yards. Vinny Testaverde fumbles (forced by Robert Geathers), recovered by Anthony Mitchell at DAL-36 (tackle by Flozell Adams).
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2004Challenges: 5 Overturned: 0 Upheld: 5
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2005-10-02 2 5 2-5 DAL 13 U Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for Keyshawn Johnson.
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2005-10-09 1 10 1-10 DAL 35 O Tyson Thompson right tackle for -2 yards (tackle by Mike Patterson). Tyson Thompson fumbles (forced by Mike Patterson), recovered by Mike Patterson at DAL-33.
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Tyson Thompson right tackle for -1 yards (tackle by Mike Patterson)
2005-10-23 2 8 2-8 SEA 37 U Matt Hasselbeck pass complete to Jerheme Urban for 15 yards.
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2005-11-24 3 15 3-15 DAL 30 O Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for Terry Glenn is intercepted by Nick Ferguson at DEN-39 and returned for 25 yards (tackle by Jason Witten). Penalty on Torrin Tucker: Offensive Holding (Declined).
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for Terry Glenn is intercepted by Nick Ferguson at DEN-39 and returned for 1 yard (tackle by Terry Glenn). Penalty on Torrin Tucker: Offensive Holding (Declined)
2005-11-24 2 10 2-10 DEN 45 O Julius Jones for 9 yards.
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Julius Jones for 11 yards
2006-01-01 3 10 3-10 RAM 45 U Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for Keyshawn Johnson.
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2005Challenges: 6 Overturned: 3 Upheld: 3
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2006-09-10 1 10 1-10 DAL 48 O Byron Leftwich pass complete short left to Matt Jones for 12 yards (tackle by Anthony Henry).
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Byron Leftwich pass incomplete short left intended for Matt Jones
2006-10-15 HTX 30 O Kris Brown kicks off 60 yards, returned by Tyson Thompson for 18 yards (tackle by Charlie Anderson). Tyson Thompson fumbles (forced by Charlie Anderson), recovered by Jason Babin at DAL-29 and returned for 14 yards (tackle by Sam Hurd). Penalty on Sam Hurd: Face Mask (15 Yards), 8 yards.
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Kris Brown kicks off 60 yards, returned by Tyson Thompson for 19 yards (tackle by Charlie Anderson). Penalty on Sam Hurd: Personal Foul, 14 yards
2006-10-29 3 13 3-13 DAL 31 U Tony Romo pass incomplete short left intended for Terrell Owens is intercepted by Chris Gamble at DAL-26 and returned for 2 yards (tackle by Terrell Owens).
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2006-11-19 1 10 1-10 CLT 46 U Peyton Manning pass complete deep middle to Marvin Harrison for 38 yards (tackle by Terence Newman).
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2006-11-23 2 7 2-7 TAM 30 O Bruce Gradkowski pass incomplete short left intended for Michael Pittman.
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Bruce Gradkowski pass incomplete intended for Michael Pittman is intercepted by Akin Ayodele at TAM-35
2006-12-03 2 10 2-10 50 O Tony Romo for no gain. id_0 fumbles, ball out of bounds at DAL-45.
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Tony Romo pass incomplete short right intended for Julius Jones
2006-12-31 3 9 3-9 DAL 20 U Jon Kitna pass complete deep right to Roy E. Williams for 20 yards, touchdown.
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2006-12-31 3 13 3-13 DAL 49 O Jon Kitna for 14 yards.
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Jon Kitna for 12 yards
2007-01-06 1 10 1-10 DAL 2 O Tony Romo pass complete short left to Terry Glenn for -2 yards. Terry Glenn fumbles (forced by Kelly Jennings), recovered by Michael Boulware at DAL-0, touchdown.
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Tony Romo pass complete short left to Terry Glenn for no gain. Terry Glenn fumbles (forced by Kelly Jennings), touchdown
2006Challenges: 9 Overturned: 6 Upheld: 3
TotalChallenges: 31 Overturned: 14 Upheld: 17

Worked For

NFL head coaches this coach worked under in his career.
Name Role
Ron Erhardt Linebackers
Ray Perkins Defensive Coordinator